Innostructure

Ellen DombRon Fulbright at the University of South Carolina Upstate (and a TRIZ Journal author) has written an excellent article on the need for and requirements for “innostructure”—innovation infrastructure....
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Journal of TRIZ in Engineering Design – Announcement of a New Publication

Announcement of a new publication: We are very pleased to announce that the Journal of TRIZ in Engineering Design has begun publication. This is an academic journal, with a classical peer review system....
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Innovation Policy for Obama

Prakasan KappothThe current economic scenario has triggered several discussions on emphasizing an innovation action plan for Obama administration to revitalize the US (and apparently the world) economy....
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Number of Experts Needed

Message: 282Posted by: SandraPosted on: Thursday, 22nd February 2007 I'm looking at approaching our company with an innovation plan – suggesting that we implement systematic innovation policies....
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Convergence and Divergence

Michael S. SlocumIdeating takes place in cycles. Cycles of convergence and divergence that is repeated through the definition and resolution phases of problem solving. The process is also iterative. This...
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Radical Innovation and Design Research

By: Kari T. Eloranta, Asko Riitahuhta and Mikko Karvinen 1. Aims and objectives Global competition has forced companies to redesign themselves (Leifer et al., 2000). The goal of redesign has been to strengthen...
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Support – Sustainable Innovation Tools Project Update

Further to the introduction in the March issue of TRIZ Journal (Reference 1), the SUPPORT project team thought that it was time to update readers on progress made on the project. The project – funded...
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Problem-solving Systems: What’s Next After TRIZ?

(With an Introduction to Psychological Inertia and Other Barriers to Creativity) James Kowalick, President, Renaissance Leadership Institute Voice: (530) 692-1944 ~ Fax: (530) 692-1946 ~ E-mail: headguru@oro.net INTRODUCTION...
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Use TRIZ for New Product Concept Development

By Ik Cheol KimAbstractOften, when the use of a new methodology is about to begin there exist antagonistic feelings. TRIZ is no exception. Whenever TRIZ is launched into a company or an institute, some...
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